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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Release of Apache NiFi nifi-nar-maven-plugin 1.2.0
Date Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:04:26 GMT
On 20 March 2017 at 15:47, Bryan Bende <bbende@gmail.com> wrote:
> Sebb,
>
> Sorry for any confusion. I used the normal announce template that we
> always use, except the paragraph that normally explains what NiFi is:
>
> "Apache NiFi is an easy to use, powerful, and reliable system to
> process and distribute
> data. Apache NiFi was made for dataflow. It supports highly
> configurable directed graphs of data routing, transformation, and
> system mediation logic."
>
> was replaced with:
>
> "The Apache NiFi NAR Maven Plugin helps to build NiFi Archive bundles
> (NARs) to support the class loader isolation model in NiFi."
>
> I thought this made sense because the release being announced was not
> a release of Apache NiFi itself, but a release of Apache NiFi's NAR
> Plugin, so I was trying to describe the thing being released.
>
> Going forward we can definitely include the description of NiFi when
> releasing the NAR plugin.

OK, thanks.

I think both descriptions are needed in this case.

>
> Thanks,
>
> Bryan
>
> On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 11:29 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> What is the project about? Why should I be interested in it?
>> [rhetorical questions]
>>
>> The Announce emails are sent to people not on the developer or user lists.
>> Most will have no idea what the project is about.
>>
>> So the e-mails should contain at least brief details of what the
>> product does, and some info on why the new release might be of
>> interest to them.
>>
>> Readers should not have to click the link to find out the basic information
>> (although of course it is useful to have such links for further detail).
>>
>> Whilst it is clear that this announce is about a Maven plugin for
>> Apache NiFi, there are no details as to what NiFi itself is about.
>>
>> Please can you add that information to future announce mails?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>>
>> On 20 March 2017 at 14:20, Bryan Bende <bbende@apache.org> wrote:
>>> Hello
>>>
>>> The Apache NiFi team would like to announce the release of Apache NiFi
>>> nifi-nar-maven-plugin 1.2.0.
>>>
>>> The Apache NiFi NAR Maven Plugin helps to build NiFi Archive bundles
>>> (NARs) to support the class loader isolation model in NiFi.
>>>
>>> More details on Apache NiFi can be found here:
>>> https://nifi.apache.org/
>>>
>>> Maven artifacts have been made available here:
>>> https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/releases/org/apache/nifi/nifi-nar-maven-plugin/1.2.0/
>>>
>>> Issues closed/resolved for this list can be found here:
>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=12316020&version=12339193
>>>
>>> Release note highlights can be found here:
>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NIFI/Release+Notes#ReleaseNotes-NiFiNARMavenPluginVersion1.2.0
>>>
>>> Thank you,
>>>
>>> The Apache NiFi team

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